Readers Favourite 5 stars for: It’s a Bright World to Feel Lost In

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers’ Favorite. This review has been copied from the Readers Favourite website. It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In, by Mawson, is a book for children of all ages written by Mawson Bear, who is otherwise known as Mark O’Dwyer. ‘A bear’s world is bright and shiny, and filledContinue reading “Readers Favourite 5 stars for: It’s a Bright World to Feel Lost In”

Office Ratty Vows to Keep The Treasure Safe

Office Ratty was looking for raspberry jam and cheese one day when he found treasure instead. Lots and lots of treasure. Ratty nibbled on the treasure trove. It was certainly not edible. A pity. Even so, Something Would Have To Be Done. He decided that he must keep the trove safe for until its mysteriousContinue reading “Office Ratty Vows to Keep The Treasure Safe”

Whimsical Gift Books for Frazzled Grownups

Mawson’s Guardian says: Greetings to so many new followers. Welcome to Mawson Bear’s Blob. Here you will see wholesome things of interest to bears, teddies, plushies, artists, writers, and all who love them. (Writers and artists need love too. All Stuffies know this.) Mawson is a Writer-Bear , as you know, one of the veryContinue reading “Whimsical Gift Books for Frazzled Grownups”

Lionel, Pt 9: The Guardians See Manta Rays

All the underwater pictures in this post are by courtesy of Tom Cannon Photography and Film. Tom has lived in the Coral Bay Area for six years and is an enthusiast of the marvels of the Ningaloo fringing reef and of all marine life. He was with us that day taking pics. The story soContinue reading “Lionel, Pt 9: The Guardians See Manta Rays”

Is Your Child-Within A Bit Neglected? A Picture Book for Weary Grownups

Hello fellow baffled ones, I was just sitting on my cushion pondering about Things. Oh, Look. It looks like a gift. Could it be for Me, Mawson? It is! It is a gift for me. And oh my goodness! It’s by me too! It’s A Bright World to Feel Lost In, by Me, Mawson isContinue reading “Is Your Child-Within A Bit Neglected? A Picture Book for Weary Grownups”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 8: The Guardians Snorkel Over Coral

The story so far: Lionel, excited by seeing pictures of Tasmanian Tigers, decided to seek his long lost fore-lions. He and Gavin hitched a ride north from Perth to Geraldton, Western Australia, then onward to the Shark Bay heritage region (Part 4 ) where they saw wild emus. Finally they arrived at Coral Bay (PartContinue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 8: The Guardians Snorkel Over Coral”

Office Ratty finds Treasure

One day, Pirate Rake was rowing about in his magnificent ship which was filled to the gunnels with his treasure. “Arrrrrgh”, growled he, in a most piratical kind of voice. “My magnificent ship is filled to the gunnels with treasure. If a mighty storm blows up, I could sink! I must hide some of myContinue reading “Office Ratty finds Treasure”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 7, Against The Wind

The story so far: Inspired by pictures of Tasmanian Tigers, Lionel decided he had to search for his long lost fore-lions (In Part 2) . He and Gavin hitched a ride north from Perth to Geraldton, Western Australia (in Part 3 ) then journeyed on. to the Shark Bay heritage region (in Part 4 )Continue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 7, Against The Wind”

Dreamy Days and Random Naps, by Mawson: review

Mawson Bear awakes and ponders on the art of creative napping. Scotland the Brave imagines doing great deeds. Professors Caddy and Bree hold the highest hopes for their visionary inventions. Samantha sees wondrous things all around her. The Seekers journey all the way to the edge of the world, being sure to return, of course,Continue reading “Dreamy Days and Random Naps, by Mawson: review”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 6, White Beaches and Skate Rays

Hello again, fellow Baffled Ones. The adventure began when Gavin showed Lionel The Lion pictures of Oz-Stral-Ya. Inspired by the pictures of Tasmanian Tigers, Lionel decided he had to search for his long lost fore-lions (In Part 2) . He and Gavin hitched a ride north from Perth, getting as far as Geraldton, Western Australia,Continue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 6, White Beaches and Skate Rays”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 5: Emu country to Ningaloo

Hello, fellow Baffled Ones. In Pt.1 we met Lionel The Sleepy Lion and Gavin Bear. Lionel believed he had long lost fore-lions somewhere (In Part 2). To find them, the intrepid duo hitched a ride north from Perth getting as far as Geraldton, Western Australia, in Part 3 . (Click on pics to see moreContinue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 5: Emu country to Ningaloo”

Office Ratty Misses the Bus

Office Ratty is one of our little friends who goes Out There. Yes, he goes out of the house and into the wide, bright world. Most of us in Mawson’s sleepy Bunch stay warm and cosy and safe inside the house. We nap on the cushions. We loll on the beds. We rest between ourContinue reading “Office Ratty Misses the Bus”